Image: Yonhap News AgencyNorth Korea’s
National Defense Commission has handed down an order banning Chinese fishing boats
from employing pair trawling p..
Image: Yonhap News AgencyNorth Korean residents are turning
a cold shoulder to the state’s emphasis on the five
fields of study underscored in Kim Jong Eun’s New Year’s A..
The North Korean railway system, a popular form of public transportation, is the latest mechanism through which the authorities are raking in profits. Railway officials are..
The latest move among North Korea's perennial efforts to preclude defections, the authorities are making the
attainment of travel certificates and procedures required to ent..
Facing higher pollution levels in one of
its streams, Hoeryong City officials are imposing fees on residents to build necessary water purification facilities, despite their..
North Korea has officially repealed the 21-day
mandatory quarantine imposed on residents returning to the country from abroad and disbanded surveillance task forces enforcin..
The North Korean authorities have recently
started to place restrictions on promotions for Chosun Workers’ Party cadres or other officials with suspected defectors among the..
North Korea’s market rice
prices, used to gauge overall consumer prices, have been
maintaining a steady rate since last year, raising interest in the factors that have made..
The North Korean authorities have recently begun dispatching agents to patrol the public markets scattered across the country in a bid to round up the large population of hom..
A Chosun Workers’ Party Central Committee
secretary affiliated with Musan Mine was dismissed after being caught with 1kg
of “ice” [crystal methamphetamine, or “crystal m..